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Unformatted text preview: Overview for Manufacturing Overview for Manufacturing Lecture 1.a ISE 2204 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes Dr. Jaime Camelio January 20 th , 2009 Review Syllabus Discuss Course Expectations Check Course Webpage Importance of Manufacturing Historical Developments in Manufacturing Current Issues in Manufacturing ISE 2204 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes Spring 2009 Outline Outline ISE 2204 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes Fall 2008 Syllabus Syllabus ISE 2204 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes Fall 2008 Course Webpage: Course Webpage: Blackboard in Blackboard in http://learn.vt.edu http://learn.vt.edu Manufacturing is the process of converting raw materials into products using a variety of processes and methods Agricultural Age to 18 th Century Industrial Age 18 th 20 th Century Information Age ISE 2204 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes Spring 2009 What is manufacturing? What is manufacturing? Information Age 21 st Century to ISE 2204 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes Fall 2008 Range of Materials & Processes in a Product Range of Materials & Processes in a Product Model 8430 tractor, with detailed illustration of its diesel engine, showing the variety of materials and processes incorporated. Source: Courtesy of John Deere Company. ISE 2204 Introduction to Manufacturing Processes Spring 2009 Manufacturing Importance Manufacturing Importance Importance of manufacturing to national economies. The trends shown are from 1982 until 2006. Source: After J.A. Schey with data from the World Development Report , World Bank, various years. Manufacturing and natural resources are greatest contributors to a countrys wealth Global economics leads to an increase in wealth in all participating nations Nations with largest GDP growth have economic activity concentrated on high value-added products such as automobiles, airplanes, medical...
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